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Knockanstockan 2016 | First acts added to line-up

Overhead, the Albatross

The first fifty acts for Knockanstockan 2016 have been announced today including

Joining this year’s line-up are: Æ MAK | Raglans | Overhead, The Albatross | August Wells | Beach | The Altered Hours | Booka Brass Band | Vernon Jane | Pretty Beast | Enemies | Sample Answer | ETC. | Feather | Meltybrains? | i am niamh | ILenkus | Jiggy | Malojian | MEGACONE | Spines | Mescalito | The Hot Sprockets | Oh Boland | Robocobra Quartet | Naoise Roo | New Secret Weapon | Orchid Collective | Shrug Life | Ye Vagabonds | The Vincent(s) | Peppy | The Eskies | Crow Black Chicken | Elm | Slackers Symphony | Mongrel State | Red Enemy | ZASKA | Search Party Animal (Formerly Bagels) | ProFound | Slouch | Come On Live Long | The Hard Chargers | White_Mice (Sinéad White) | This Other Kingdom | THUMPER | Paddy Dennehy & The Red Herring | TooFools | Val Normal | AikJ. More to be announced in the coming weeks.

Now in it’s 10 consecutive year, Knockanstockan 2016 will celebrate a decade of the very best in Irish music with a new THREE DAY festival and a line-up that will feature not only emerging acts but also a few “well known mavericks” as honorary guests.

Knockanstockan 2016 will take place from Friday, July 22nd to Sunday, July 24th at Blessington Lakes, County Wicklow. For more information visit

Ticket info: 

Tickets for Knockanstockan music & arts festival 2016 are on sale now via and are priced at: €115 (weekend camping) / €50 (Sunday) & €35 (campervan) – plus booking fee.


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